Knowledge Bank

For help submitting your work to the Knowledge Bank, please see our submission instructions.

Why contribute to a digital archive?

  • Access: Provide worldwide, online access to OSU's scholarship for use by researchers, students, and others anywhere in the world.
  • Preservation: Ensure that your digital content is preserved for long-term use and citation.
  • Compliance: Funding agencies increasingly require that researchers provide Open Access to the published results of their grant-funded projects, and institutional repositories can help satisfy these mandates.

What can we do for you?

  • Help you organize collections of materials
  • Describe and archive your materials so that users and search engines can find and use them
  • Provide training to help you to describe and archive your materials
  • Provide a stable, persistent web address for your materials so they can be cited and easily located

Types of content include:

  • Journal articles
  • Preprints
  • Supplemental data
  • Working papers
  • Technical reports
  • Conference papers
  • Presentations
  • Posters
  • Monographs
  • Book chapters
  • Culminating projects
  • Undergraduate theses
  • Conference proceedings
  • Journals
  • Research collections
  • University publications